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Ben Matheson

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Waterfront Dream, Pool, Dock, Private BEACH, WIFI,

38 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

New Port Richey House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath, Sleeps 6-8

This Luxurious Waterfront Home sits in an upscale community complete with a private beach and boat ramp. High-end furnishings abound in this Tuscan themed spacious home. Inside you'll find everything you need to feel right at home including a Flat screen HD TV with DVD player and complete home theater surround sound. The Master Suite features its own TV and the kids will enjoy the Xbox complete with games in the recreation room.

The upstairs screened patio faces West to catch the breathtaking Florida sunsets and overlooks the pool, dock and canal.

The Game room features a wet bar with granite top, pool table, darts, television and workout equipment. The custom pool with waterfall features an additional covered patio with grill and outdoor seating. There is ample parking for 3 cars in the garage.

The canal is perfect for fishing or watching dolphins swim by and offers fantastic opportunities for kayaking through the mangroves. The private beach is just minutes away and offers a great swimming area, along with covered pavilions, grilling stations and restrooms. This beautiful white sand beach is not crowded, very relaxing and offers some of the best sunset views on the West coast. Your rental also includes access to the community clubhouse with heated pool, hot tub and sauna.

Great shopping and dining can be found close by. Busch Gardens, Clearwater Beach and Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks are nearby. Disney and Sea World are approximately 90 minutes away.

This home is for those looking for a cut above the rest. If your looking for a truly upscale and luxurious getaway, this is the one for you!.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ben Matheson (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

About Ben Matheson

We love to travel as much as you do. We never seems to stay in the same place for long and buy new homes to explore new parts of the US and Europe. Each time we we move to new home our old one becomes a vacation villa so we can share the wonderful locations we've enjoyed so much.

Ben Matheson purchased this house in 2001

Why Ben Matheson chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

New Port Richey is an affordable way to be close to everything. Busch Gardens, Tarpon Springs, Tampa, Clearwater etc. So close to it all but without the crowds and half the price.

What makes this house unique

This home is properly permitted and licensed as a vacation rental. Don't risk your vacation by renting from one of the homes in the area renting illegally. You risk being evicted in the middle of your trip. Feel free to call Pasco county at 727-847-8171 to verify if a home can legally be rented.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome stay, well worth the $1300. Good restaurants close by. Private beach was awesome for the kids. Caught some fish from the dock and even had several Dolphin swim right by in the canal. Will definitely be back next year.
Dec 2014
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Reviews

4.7
based on 38 traveler reviews

Waterfront Dream, Pool, Dock, Private BEACH, WIFI,
average rating of 4.736842 based on 39 reviews
Indianapolis, IN
5

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed an awesome spring break in this home! The pool and game room went over well with the kids! The pictures do not do the home justice at all. It definitely feels like a home away from home. We are ready to go again!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2008
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time. You left our home so clean the maid wasn't sure if anyone had stayed!! Thank you so much. See you next year.
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4

Great home for vacation!!

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from our vacation at this home and we had a wonderful time. Overall the house was in a great location close to restaurants and stores. Not to far from local tourism like Tarpon Springs(20min), Clearwater Beaches(45min), Tampa(45 min).We spent most of our time at the house fishing and swimming. The pool was a good size and had a shallow end which was good for our kids. The dock was a great place to fish from. The first couple of days we were able to see dolphin playing in the canal in the evenings. We brought our own crab trap and caught several crabs. We also found that fishing was best in the middle of the day and in the evenings. I surprisingly caught most of my fish around the hottest part of the day. The interior of the home was perfect it was nice, but not so nice that we were afraid our children couldn't touch anything like some other places we have stayed. The house is much bigger than the pictures make it appear. I found that the kitchen supplied all of the pots, pans, and utensils we needed to do most of our cooking at the house. The Grill outside worked and had gas which we appreciated. The master bathroom was very large and had a over-sized garden tub that was perfect for relaxing in. The game room was large and the AC unit worked great.But, it was missing darts for the dart board and the pool table only had one pool stick, they do have an XBox which can be nice for kids and adults. Both of the the spare bedrooms were a normal size with plenty of closet space to put your bags away. There is also a cot that folds out as well if you need another bed. Overall I would say this is a great house to stay at in this area. I looked at several in this community and this by far was the best location in this price range and much nicer than some of the others we looked at.

The community beach was about a 10min drive away from the house but it has restrooms and showers. The guards at the gate are super friendly and helpful. The beach was ok, we went once during our week stay. There was a lot of seaweed washed up on the beach and in the water. But you can tell they try and clear it and there were clear spots to play. ( We live close to the ocean so my beach standard is probably not the same as everyone's)We did drive to Clearwater Beach which was beautiful and worth the trip. This was a great house with everything you need! We would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Awesome Family Vacation and Great Home

  • 4 of 5

This house was perfect for my vacation with my kids and grandchildren. The family room was perfect for teenage boys. The private beach was great for our 7 month old baby and 3 year old grandchildren. The kitchen was large enough and had what we needed. We cooked almost every night. We caught crabs off of the dock and cooked them. The pool was amazing to relax in the evening, and the screened in porch was awesome for morning coffee. We loved the house, the area and our vacation. The owner was very responsive and friendly.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

This house and property was wonderful. We met family coming from New York and we drove in from Kansas. Everyone was quite impressed with the house's open floor concept. The master bedroom and bath were amazing. The swimming pool and canal were awesome. We were within an hour drive from everything in the area, such as a Tampa Rays game, the Clearwater Aquarium, Tarpon Springs, Honeymoon Beach and much more. The homeowners were great and very accommodating. We would definitely recommend staying in this location.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Absolutely PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

The house couldn't have been more perfect! There were 7 of us and it never seemed cramped or crowded. The beds were comfortable, also plenty of closet and dresser space. Both bathrooms were spacious, especially the master bath. The garden tub was used quite frequently :) The kitchen had every pot/pan, utensil I needed to fix family meals. We celebrated two birthdays during our stay and I was able to bake each of them a cake! The outdoor area was great!! We enjoyed the private outdoor pool every day and used the grill several times during the week. There were pool noodles and goggles for the kids to use. The game room was better than I expected! My husband and 8 year old son played the Xbox several times. We also had a great time playing games of pool. I spent my mornings drinking coffee on the back screened in deck that overlooks the canal. So quiet and relaxing. The fish literally jump out of the water. It was definitely entertaining!! While staying at Waterfront Dream we took trips to the nearby beaches. Caladesi Island was our favorite! We took a ferry boat to the Island and enjoyed the day swimming in the Gulf, shelling and taking in the breathtaking views of the undeveloped Island. Clearwater beach was about a 45 minute drive, but SO worth it. We went there several times during our stay. Make sure one trip to Clearwater beach is during the evening. Pier 60 had street performers, local artists selling their goods, tons of souvenir shops, eateries, ice cream parlors. The sunset at the Pier is a MUST SEE!!! Our stay was fun and relaxing. It was a perfect and much needed getaway! Thank you Ben! I would love to come back again someday!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bolton, Connecticut
5

A pefect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing. There was 5 of us. 2 kids ages 10 an 9 and they absolutely loved the pool. It was the 1st thing they did 5 minutes in the house. They jumped right in ...clothes and all. The beds were comfortable. Everybody said they slept good. Theres an extra cot which my son loved. The game room is nice but it does need a new dart board. Also more billiard cues. We didn't hang out much down there. But the access to pool and garage from there was a plus.

The T.V. IS SMALL for the living room...but hey..your on vacation..

We got to crab and fish right off the dock. The private beach is a short drive but its nice.

Grocery stores is so close. And so is everything else. Clearwater was only like 50 minutes.

We loved it. Thank you Ben. I hope we get the chance to come again.

Highly recommended. Thank you.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Anclote Key Preserve State Park
"Great Family fun"
Gulf Harbors Beach Club Inc
"Private beach for your use"
Cracker Barrel
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
TIA
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Us 19 and Marine Pkwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
PRIVATE BEACH
Car: recommended

New Port Richey, FL

Busch Gardens

Tampa

Gulf Harbors

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Rates & Availability

New Port Richey House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Booking
Sep 3 2016 - Nov 19 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,090
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $99 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

MUST BOOK 90 days in advance for discount.


Rental week runs Sat to Sat

MULTI WEEK DISCOUNTS

Passes to private beach and clubhouse included

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

New Port Richey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Oversized Garden Tub, Double Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin Pop-Up
  • Queen Airbed and Queen Sofa Sleeper available in Game Room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home has a private inground swimming pool with waterfall. A heated swimming pool, hot tub and sauna are located at the community clubhouse. The community beach is located just minutes away.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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